THE town criers of Ilminster and Crewkerne joined more than 20 criers in Yeovil for an annual competition.

The town criers contest took place at the open air entertainment area in Lower Middle Street throughout the day.

The results were announced at the Mermaid Hotel in High Street and overall winner was Jon Bartholomew, of Hastings in Sussex.

Among the competitors were Ilminster town crier Andrew Fox and David Craner from Crewkerne.